Interpretation Guidelines Manual
British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

employment standards act part 14– General Provisions

ESA Section 124 - Limited period

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Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section details the time-limit on commencement of court proceedings when those proceedings are based on offences under the Employment Standards Act.

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Text of Legislation

124. No proceeding for an offence under this Act may be commenced in any court more than 2 years after the facts on which the proceeding is based first come to the director's knowledge.

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Policy Interpretation

The time limit for initiating proceedings for offences under this Act is 2 years.

The time limit begins on the date the facts on which the proceeding is based come to the attention of the person conducting the investigation.

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Related Information

Related sections of the Act or Regulation

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